Engraving of Lincoln Gallery (Model-room)

ID: 94-8323

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1856

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: May 1978 and Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 6A

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Summary

Engraving of the Lincoln Gallery of the Patent Office Building around 1856 shows visitors to the gallery when the gallery was used to display patent models. The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), formerly the National Museum of American Art, is now housed in this building.

Subject

  • Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library
  • Patent Office Building (POB)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, May 1978. illustration from US Magazine Vol. III, July-Dec. 1856

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: May 1978 and Record Unit 95, Box 34, Folder: 6A

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1856

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Patents
  • Patent Office Building
  • Lincoln Gallery
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Patent Office Building--Lincoln Gallery
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Engraving

ID Number

94-8323

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Engraving; Medium: Photographic print

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